Applied Chemicals Switzerland named distributor for Solenis' municipal products and services in Switzerland

November 17, 2015


SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland – Solenis Switzerland GmbH, a leading manufacturer of specialty chemicals, recently signed a new distribution agreement with Applied Chemicals Switzerland (ACAT).  Effective immediately, ACAT becomes the authorized distributor for Solenis’ complete portfolio of municipal water treatment products and services in Switzerland.

“ACAT will be responsible for the distribution of Solenis’ products in the areas of flocculants, defoamers and antiscalants” said Dr. Norbert Steiner, Global Marketing Director Polyacrylamides.


About Solenis

Solenis is a leading global producer of specialty chemicals focused on delivering sustainable solutions for water-intensive industries, including the pulp, packaging paper and board, tissue and towel, oil and gas, petroleum refining, chemical processing, mineral processing, biorefining, power, municipal, and pool and spa markets. Owned by Platinum Equity, the company’s product portfolio includes a broad array of water treatment chemistries, process aids and functional additives, as well as state-of-the-art monitoring and control systems. These technologies are used by customers to improve operational efficiencies, enhance product quality, protect plant assets, minimize environmental impact and maintain healthy water. Headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, the company has 48 manufacturing facilities strategically located around the globe and employs a team of over 6,400 professionals in 120 countries across five continents. Solenis is a 2022 US Best Managed Company.

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About Applied Chemicals Switzerland:

Applied Chemicals International group (ACAT) is a leading consultant and distribution partner for chemicals and minerals assisting the municipal and industrial water treatment markets and the global pulp and paper industry. ACAT aims to provide innovative and technically preselected products to specialized global industries. ACAT assists customers to improve and optimize operations and output, enhance product qualities and minimize environmental impact. ACAT has approximately 100 employees based in five locations in Europe, South Africa and Thailand. For additional information about ACAT, please visit


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Gillian (Gill) Davies

Senior Manager, Corporate Communications, Eurasia